2013 NFL Draft Rumors: Oakland Raiders Could Trade Down With Detroit Lions

August 25, 2012; Oakland, CA, USA; Detroit Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew (87) holds onto the ball after making a catch against the Oakland Raiders in the first quarter at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

Along with the Atlanta Falcons, another team the Raiders could trade down with in the NFL Draft would be the Detroit Lions.

Tony Pauline of NFL Draft Insider (via Rant Sports) reports that the trade “would be considered” if tackles Luke Joeckel or Eric Fisher are available.

Detroit owns the fifth selection, while Oakland selects third overall, so this trade is certainly plausible if everything comes together.

Regardless, the Raiders’ phone lines will likely be buzzing when they are on the clock on Thursday.

 

Topics: 2013 NFL Draft, Detroit Lions, Oakland Raiders

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